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England beat India A by three wickets in warm-up match

  Mumbai:  Riding on Sam Billings’ brilliant 93, England defeated India A by three wickets in the first 50-over warm-up match at the Brabourne Stadium here on Tuesday. Billings, Jason Roy (62), Jos Buttler (46) and Liam Dawson (41) were the major contributors for the visitors, who chased down India’s 304-5 with 1.1 overs and

Indian Women’s Hockey Team beat Malaysia by 2-0

Indian Women’s Hockey Team beat Malaysia by 2-0 at the 4th Women’s Asian Champions Trophy 2016 targeting their 2nd win in ACT 2016 in Malaysia on

India beat Korea in penalty shootout to enter final

Kuantan (Malaysia): Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh starred in front of the goal to help India beat South Korea in the penalty shootout to enter the final of the fourth Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament, here today. Recovering from his ankle injury to play in today’s semi-final at the Kuantan Hockey Stadium, Sreejesh saved the South Korea’s

New Zealand beat India in fourth ODI to level series 2-2

Ranchi: New Zealand levelled the five-match series with an emphatic 19-run victory over India in the fourth One-Day International at Ranchi on Sunday. Defending 260/7, the Kiwis picked up key wickets in the middle overs to ensure India fell short. Despite the early wicket of Rohit Sharma, India seemed on course for a series-winning victory

Real go top in Spain after Sevilla beat Atletico

Madrid: Real Madrid took the top spot in the Spanish Primera Liga with a slightly fortunate 2-1 win at home over an injury-hit Athletic Club Bilbao. Madrid took the lead in the seventh minute on Sunday against the Basque side, who were without five first team regulars, after Karim Benzema stroked home a pass from

New Zealand beat India by six runs in second ODI

  New Delhi:  New Zealand defeated India by six runs in a closely-fought second One-Day International (ODI) cricket match at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Thursday — the Kiwis’ first win on the current tour of the country. Kedar Jadhav (41) was the highest scorer for the hosts and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni contributed 39

India beat England to enter Kabaddi World Cup semis

Ahmedabad:  India produced a scintillating performance to thrash England 69-18 in their last Group B encounter and seal their berth for the Kabaddi World Cup semi-finals at the TransStadia here. Star raider Pardeep Narwal scored 13 points while Ajay Thakur scored 11 points as India made full use of their squad depth to notch a

India beat New Zealand by six wickets in First ODI

Dharamsala:  Chasing a modest 191 to win, India defeated New Zealand by six wickets in the first cricket One-day International match at HPCA stadium on Sunday. Opener Tom Latham was top scorer for the Kiwis with his unbeaten 79-run knock while Hardik Pandya (3/31) and Amit Mishra (3/49) took three wickets apiece for the hosts.

Samsung profits beat estimates despite Note 7 global recall

Seoul: Despite the global recall of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 over battery explosion fears, Samsung Electronics on Friday released a positive forecast for the third quarter of this year, expecting operating profits of 7.8 trillion Korean won (approx $7 billion) and revenues of 49 trillion Korean won. The operating profits are a 5.6 per

SRK gifted leather jacket to beat Amsterdam chill

Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is currently shooting for filmmaker Imtiaz Ali’s “The Ring” in Amsterdam, has got a new leather jacket as a gift to deal with the cold weather. Shah Rukh on Thursday shared a photograph of himself and captioned it: “Cold night shoot in Amsterdam. Girls send me

Youths beat Punjab cop in Ferozepur

Ferozepur: The security of a common man is at stake in this border town as during Saturday night incident, the police have booked two youths for allegedly attacking a cop and later on firing in the air, while he was going to admit in Civil Hospital. According to the available information, Om Parkash, deputed as

The small nation which beat the superpowers, global capitalism

There is one country that has militarily defeated the US — and that too on its own soil — stolen a march on both the US and USSR in space travel, severely dented American capitalists’ confidence in their own capability, and finally saved the Western world in the aftermath of the 1970s energy crisis. But

Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-1 in Permier League

London: An energized Liverpool defeated Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge, a home loss that exposed some weaknesses in the London side. The Blues, who had to come from behind last weekend to secure a 2-2 draw with Swansea, seemed at least a step slow against the visitors throughout the first half on Friday, reports Efe.

Pakistan thrash England by nine wickets in T20

Manchester:  Pakistan hammered England by nine wickets in their tour-ending Twenty20 international at Old Trafford here. Set just 136 to win, Pakistan openers Sharjeel Khan (59) and Khalid Latif (59 not out) shared a blistering first-wicket stand of 107 that all but sealed victory last night. Pakistan finished on 139 for one with 31 balls

England beat Pakistan in 4th ODI, lead series 4-0

Leeds:  England beat Pakistan by four wickets to win the fourth one-day international at Headingley today and so go 4-0 up in the five-match series. England, chasing a target of 248, finished on 252 for six with 12 balls to spare. They were in trouble at 72 for four before a fifth-wicket stand of 103

Australia beat Sri Lanka, clinch ODI series

Dambulla:  John Hastings claimed six wickets before Aaron Finch and George Bailey’s attacking half-centuries powered Australia to a series clinching six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the fourth one-day international here today. Australia rode on Finch’s 19-ball 55 and an unbeaten 90 from Bailey to chase down 213 in 31 overs and take an unassailable

Flamengo beat Chapecoense 3-1 in Brazil Serie A

Rio de Janeiro: Former Brazil football players Diego and Leandro Damiao were on target as Flamengo defeated Chapecoense 3-1 in Brazil’s Serie A championship. Midfielder Diego struck in the ninth minute before striker Damiao and Argentine Federico Mancuello added two more after half-time at the Arena Conda in Chapeco on Sunday. Veteran forward Kempes was

US women beat Japan to enter basketball semis

Rio de Janeiro: The ambitious Japanese women’s basketball team failed to make history at the Olympics as they lost 110-64 to the powerhouse United States in a quarter-final match here. The Asian champions, aiming for a medal finish, battled in every corner of the court in the first half on Tuesday before they were beaten

Olympic football: Nigeria beat Denmark, to face Germany in semis

Salvador (Brazil): John Obi Mikel and Aminu Umar sent Denmark packing while getting Nigeria into the semi-finals of the Olympic men’s football tourney with a solid 2-0 victory that puts them on the road to a collision with Germany. Chelsea midfielder Obi Mikel grabbed the lead for Nigeria 16 minutes into the match at Fonte

Argentina beat Brazil in Olympic men’s basketball

Rio de Janeiro:  Argentina came away with a 111-107 win over Brazil after the second overtime at the ongoing Rio Olympics here. Andres Nocioni led the Argentines with 37 points. Facundo Campazzo finished with 33 points and 11 assists. Nene had a team-high 24 points and 11 rebounds for Brazil here on Saturday, reports Xinhua.